, Derry, New Hampshire


December 26, 2013

Londonderry police promote, reward service

Police promote and recognize their own


Detective Chris Olson, a seven-year veteran of the Londonderry force, recently was assigned the duties of public information officer and serves as the department’s liaison to media outlets throughout the region.

Officer Michael Tufo joins the department as a three-year veteran of law enforcement. he started his career in Milford. Tufo is certified as a defensive tactics and police

baton instructor. He has a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from the University of Massachusetts Lowell.

Officer Ryan Buker joins the department as a five-year law enforcement veteran. He started his career with the Goffstown Police Department. He is a graduate of Saint Anselm College, with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice.

Detective Daniel Hurley III recently was promoted to that rank after completing a testing process, which included a written examination and an oral board interview by veteran detectives and detective supervisors from area police department.

He’s a graduate of Westfield State College and has served with the department for more than six years. Hurley is a multiple award recipient for acts of bravery and extraordinary service. He is a tactical operator on the Southern NH Special Operations Unit and serves as one of the department’s Use of Force instructors. He instructs all officers in the department in defensive tactics, firearms, and other self defense and safety techniques. He’s also a Hazardous Materials technician on a regional emergency response team based in Southern New Hampshire.

Hurley recently completed his Global MBA from Southern NH University and is currently enrolled in a second master’s program in justice studies at the same institution.

Sgt. Nicholas Pinardi was promoted to his new rank and was presented with his sergeant’s badge by daughter Victoria.

Pinardi is a 16-year veteran of law enforcement. He started and spent most of his career with the Hooksett Police Department. He came to Londonderry just over three years ago and is the Departments Use of Force Supervisor.

He is a tactical operator on the Southern NH Special Operations Unit and one of the department’s two polygraph examiners. He is a recipient of the U.S. Congressional Unit

Citation, due to his involvement into the investigation of a bank robbery and drug operation conducted in coordination with Portsmouth and Lewiston, Maine, police.

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